When: 2011-08-20

Collection location: Sierra de Quila, Jalisco, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Growing on a log. Releases clouds of spores when disturbed.

Species Lists


After blowing on these a cloud of white spores can be seen
Specimen ready for microscopy
Cross section
Cross section
Cross section
Outside cells 1000x
Spores and paraphyses 1000x
Spores and paraphyses 1000x
Spores and paraphyses 1000x
Spores and paraphyses 1000x

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: really need microscopy to tell
65% (2)
Recognized by sight: Growing on wood on the ground.
Based on microscopic features: Spores elliptical, 20 × 10 μm, with 2 oil droplets. Brown hairs taper to a sharp point.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Hard to tell…
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-12-10 10:59:38 EET (+0200)

but your spores look genuinely smooth. if so, that rules out H. hemisphaerica.

this key:


may be of some help.

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